Mestre Alvaro Barreto (9° Red belt in GJJ) will be once again in the USA conducting Seminars.
Alvaro Barreto has his academy in the famed "Corpo Quatro Academy" in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Alvaro began training Jiu-Jitsu with Carlos & Helio Gracie. At 17 years of age, he was an instructor at "Academia Gracie", the original Gracie Academy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Many instructors have taught at Corpo Quatro, including: Pedro Sauer, Sylvio Behring, Sergio Souza "Bolao", and many others.
In 1967, Alvaro Barreto, Helio Gracie, Joao Alberto, and Helcio Leal Binda formed the 1st Jiu-Jitsu Federation in Brazil and established the belt ranking progression.
Alvaro holds a Master's Degree in Physical Education from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), where he is also the head Professor of the physical education department.
Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn from Alvaro who is one of most Technical Instructors and brings 50+ years of Jiu-Jitsu with him.
April 19-20 Albuquerque, NM
Contact William Carpenter (505)345-5625
April 24, 2008 Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Contact Pedro Carvalho (909)987-2509
April 25, 2008 Covina, CA
Conatct Rodrigo Teixeira (626)915-4200
April 26-27, 2008 Chicago, IL[/font]
Conatct Sean Burke (630)355-4100